I Want to Grow My Business, But Where Did My Time Go?
Financial Management | Growing Your Business | Profitability Coaching | Uncategorized

I Want to Grow My Business, But Where Did My Time Go?

Every business owner has a big vision for their company and wants to make it happen. The problem is, most owners aren’t sure how to move forward and grow revenue, leaving them confused and frustrated. That was certainly the case with a professional services firm I’ve been working with for about a year now.  In our…

3 Liquidity Traps to Avoid
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3 Liquidity Traps to Avoid

You might be in a growth phase of your business. Growth always requires cash and cash is generally at a premium. Further, there are some liquidity traps to be avoided as you grow. Here’s 3 to watch out for:  1) Excess build-up of accounts receivable  It’s normal for your receivables to increase when you grow. However, if…

Teaching Financials to Drive Performance: Part 3, The Cash Flow Statement
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Teaching Financials to Drive Performance: Part 3, The Cash Flow Statement

Every business owner wants to increase cash flow to have more cash. But it’s frustrating trying to figure out which “levers” to pull to increase cash flow. It shouldn’t be so hard to have a business that brings in more cash than it spends. Recent studies show that the lack of cash flow is the…

Teaching Financials to Drive Performance: Part 2, The Income Statement
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Teaching Financials to Drive Performance: Part 2, The Income Statement

Every business owner has a big vision for their company and wants to make it happen. However, when the owner is struggling with making the company bigger, they often get confused or frustrated that it’s not happening. They didn’t teach you how to grow your company in college and there’s no on-the-job training when you’re…

Teaching Financials to Drive Performance: Part 1, The Balance Sheet
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Teaching Financials to Drive Performance: Part 1, The Balance Sheet

Every business owner wants to make more money and maximize profits. The problem is that many business owners don’t know how to manage the finances of their business or what levers to pull to improve overall profitability.  One of my business owner clients put it like this: “I never had a problem making money. Revenue…

What You Really Need to Know About Changes in Leverage
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What You Really Need to Know About Changes in Leverage

COVID-19 was public enemy #1 last year, wreaking havoc on businesses across the country. Business owners were faced with declining revenue, operating losses, and layoffs. Many business owners who had never been through a recession before were devastated, overwhelmed, and anxious as they dealt with cash flow issues they had never faced. They weren’t sure if…

What You Really Need to Know About Changes in Profitability
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What You Really Need to Know About Changes in Profitability

It’s time to say goodbye to 2020!  It’s a new day and a new year. If COVID taught you anything, it’s that when a business is in crisis mode, it often goes undetected for a while. Through no fault of their own, many business owners either lost control or felt out of control when money…

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